Bain Public

What Goes Into a Good Product Roadmap? A Guide to Narrowing your Focus.

At Bain Public, we have learned a lot in the many hours and conversations spent mentoring, advising and consulting in product management. Companies that don’t have a simple and clearly defined roadmap are likely to fall into the sorry category of those that have failed to execute their product st...

Factors that Damage Your Integrity. Reflecting on Adverse Conditions.

Product Managers rightly face criticism when negotiating or selling product vision to stakeholders. We increasingly turn to data analytics and customer insight in hopes of outlining a product's most pressing problems, whether it’s a user acquisition drop off, a shift in engagement, or failure to ...

Product Managers, Make your CEO provide a clear vision

There are so many articles about the challenges and stresses of being a product manager. But this is an article about your CEO’s duty to set a vision, to define why your company exists. For some product managers, the thought of talking openly about the void left by a missing vision statement is p...